Updated from 3:16 P.M. to include details of letter in the fifth paragraph.
He just tweeted he bought another $500 million worth of Apple stock, as he continues to believe shares are a "no brainer."
Bought another $500mil of $AAPL tday, bringing our total to $3.6 billion. If board doesnt see AAPLs no brainer value we sure do.Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) January 23, 2014
Icahn also filed a letter with the SEC, noting that he's issued a 7 page report on why Apple should increase its buyback program.
Must be nice to just plunk down $500 million in a day and just buy things you like.
Here's the full text from the letter filed with the SEC, which has some juicy details, including Icahn's thoughts about an Apple television set and the potential for an iWatch:
--Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York
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